|191 Harland Izatt( Aug. 11, 2013)|
Painter Harland Izatt made his living teaching visual art. However in his retirement, inspired by his wife, writer Lise Levesque, he began writing novels. His first, Soft Targets, is set in Bali against the backdrop of the Bali bombings of 2002. Since then he has written three more novels, each told around a real-life news event. Izatt writes under the pen name Harland John. Pull up a chair and learn more about how to turn the news into art.
Keywords: Bali bombings; dyslexia; Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra; Grant Ave. Studios; Robin Aube; Stephen King; Friesen Press; Niagara Escarpment; Lenore Izatt; Ron Shaver; Toller Cranstoon; gamalong music; Neil Young
|Joe Girard, Art Waves #177|
Joe Girard is a writer, musician and singer, actor--well, simply put, he is a creator. "The Changeling" is the most difficult story in In the Wings, because it is a true story of the abuse and murder of a wife by her husband. But it is brought to incredible and compassionate life in the hands of a major talent. Hold your breath, but do listen to Art Waves #177 with Joe Girard.
Keywords: Attack of the Night of the Brain Thieves; Tolkein; George R.R. Martin; Stephen King; Chuck Palahniuk; Travis Sentell; Aimee Bender; Weird Al Yankovic; Bobby McFerrin; Tom Waits; Kanenhi:io; Oven Bird; Ben Caplan & the Casual Smokers; deathh folk; dyslexia; Frank Miller; Cllive Owen; Neil Gaiman; Alison Bechdel; Osamu Tezuka; Tsugumi Ohba; Alan Moore; Allan Briesmaster; Christian Bok; Czeslaw Milosz; Michael Moore; Frances Ward; Andy Goldsworthy; Edward Gorey